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Address: Main Street | Next to Red Frog Office and la Buga Dive Shop, Bocas Town, Isla Colon 507507, Panama
Phone Number: +507 757-9710
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Guests on the Catamaran MOVIDA enjoy a fun filled day sailing around the...

Guests on the Catamaran MOVIDA enjoy a fun filled day sailing around the archipelago of Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Lay back, relax and sail with us through the mangroves, with the dolphins and enjoy snorkeling at some outrageous reefs. Come aboard our 42ft/12meter catamaran and experience Bocas Del Toro tours in a different way.We welcome you all. Individuals, couples, families, big groups, students and people of all ages, shapes and sizes. During the 8 years of operation we've worked with many tour operators from many different countries.So, come experience the difference and step off the "beaten track!"

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Relaxing day on the water

My wife and I sailed with Marcell in mid-June. The weather was perfectly sunny but not overly conducive for sailing. Marcell still made the most of the poor wind and all had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
DSaggie
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I sailed with Marcell in mid-June. The weather was perfectly sunny but not overly conducive for sailing. Marcell still made the most of the poor wind and all had a great time. The snorkeling was actually better than I had anticipated as there is still a lot of live coral in the area rather than a bunch... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Relaxing day trip on a catamaran with two spots for snorkling. We have seen several dolphines and a shark. The first snorkling spot was close to the Mangrove: I have never seen so many fishes outside of a tank. Skipper speaks Spanish, English and German. Meeting Point was in the park. (I have needed a call to find that out.)

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Thank HansDamff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We booked a trip with Bocas Sailing spontaneously. Marcell answered our E-Mail request within a few minutes and picked us the next day up at the park from which we went to his boat. We had luck that only 2 other guests have booked the same day so we have been a small group of 4 people and there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I had a great time with Marcell as our captain! Myself and 3 friends had this catamaran to ourselves for an entire day. Marcell made us sub sandwiches and bartended. He took us to a great spot for snorkeling (although I did get a sea urchint splinter so I recommend water shoes!). We also saw a bunch of Dolphins. I... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I had a large group of almost 40 students split between 2 days, and we had a wonderful time sailing with Marcell. It is a relaxing day, and the snorkel spots are amazing, especially under the mangroves. It was nothing I had ever seen before, looking into the mangrove forests under water, looked like an aquarium. I highly recommend Bocas... More 

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san diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I went on several snorkeling tours and none come close to Bocas Sailing. The 2 reefs we went to were unbelievable. This is not a party boat ( unless all your friends are on board), it's a kick back mellow ride to great snorkeling. Marcel is very accommodating to what you want. This is not a fancy boat, but you... More 

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BocasSailing, Owner at Bocas Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you so very much! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing trip with marcel who takes you to great snorcling spots and to view Dolphins. Marcel is a great host and has lots of interesting stuff to tell. If you want to he even teaches you how to sail, great experience. We where very happy having booked this trip, it was really relaxing and a nice finish for... More 

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BocasSailing, Owner at Bocas Sailing, responded to this review

Thank you, glad you had a relaxing time! More 

Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Captain's soul is in the catamaran. He is very knowledgeable and tries to make the sailing experience as good as possible. Nice way to relax, get some sun, see dolphins and experience some great snorkeling.

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Durham, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Tried to book a public daytrip but their office was "under construction". We were told to meet someone from Bocas Sailing on Mon.at the Bolivar statue in the square at 9:30. At 9:45, Joey showed up and said: no problem. We reserved for 4 for Wed and gave a $20 deposit. Marcell confirmed the trip on Tues night and then... More 

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Thank burnettgn
BocasSailing, Owner at Bocas Sailing, responded to this review

Yes, our office is under construction it will open in April. And yes, we overbooked and it was a mistake on our part. It was Easter week, spring break and town was full. It was a mistake on our part for the over booking. We paid the owner of Dolphin Bay back the $20 via pay pal. Nothing more to... More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Bocas for 4 days. We booked the tour about a month before arriving and were very excited because of all the great reviews. However, we'll never know. We went to the designated meeting spot only to be told the tour had been "overbooked" by a large group and there was no room for the... More 

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BocasSailing, Owner at Bocas Sailing, responded to this review

We extend our apologies! We got our dates confused with a student group that booked before you. It was inconvenient for everyone, and our mistake. I am sure this cancellation did not ruin your whole trip. Hope you had a fantastic time in the small island of Bocas del Toro. More 

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